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Go Arts

We at TAEA have worked with our other Fine Arts Friends to Create a Go Arts match up. We launched this just for affected teachers and are launching this today for those who wish to help. You can help bring back the arts.
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TAEA Mission

To promote quality visual arts education in Texas by promoting visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum through professional development of knowledge and skills, representation of the art educators of Texas, service and leadership opportunities, and research and development of policies and decisions relative to practices and directions in visual arts education; to sustain and advance professional development; to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge and skills.
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Did You Know that the Leaship Retreat Registration Opens on March 26?

Did You Know ...that Scholarship and Grant applications will be coming soon?

2018 Conference

Click here to watch the 2018 Conference Promo in a new window.

Come to the 2018 conference in McAllen, November 8-10 to participate in exciting workshops presented by our "Inside the Studio" presenters and a myriad of others. Click here for more information.

Awards2018 Awards

Nominate a deserving person who you would like to see recognized for their accomplishments in art ed.
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VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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Junior VASE serves the same purpose as VASE, but at the junior high / middle school level.
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TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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Access online training to prepare for VASE, Junior VASE, and TEAM.

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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror. Click here for application step-by-step instructions.
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2018 TAEA Conference2018 Conference

Be sure to join us November 8-10, 2018 in McAllen.

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Download the latest edition of the TAEA STAR and learn more about submitting articles.
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Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2017-2018.
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View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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Membership ShowcaseMembership Showcase

View the latest artwork from TAEA's own artists in the TAEA Membership Showcase.
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Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
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Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2017 Convention.
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Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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YAM Book2017-2018 YAM Book

This great resource (PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.

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TAEA presents student artwork at the fall conference and at the Texas Education Agency.
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Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 1, 2018. Help us promote art in Texas!

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2017 Book Study2017 Book Study

Join us now as we launch another book study!

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March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
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Support art education in your Texas community!

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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

When you create, you inspire others to create with you!

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